Is it a written lease or oral. If written, check to see if there is any language concerning requirement to give 30 notice to terminate. Generally if you overstay beyond the termination date, the lease is automatically renewed on the same terms. So be sure you completely vacated on or before the...Read more »
Years ago I ordered cigarettes online without realizing they were so cheap because tax wasn't charged. My housemate and I are both on deed and both listed as single with right of survivorship. We have never been married and are not in romantic relationship. It is my understanding we both are... Read more »
The rule is that a judgment is valid for a period of 20 years. However, a judgment creditor may apply to the court to have the judgment extended for an additional 20 year period. When a judgment is docketed, it becomes a lien against all property the judgment debtor owns at the time the the...Read more »
Firstly, is a written lease? If so, does the lease specify the number of occupants? Without knowing if thee is a written oral lease, no definitive answer can be give, Also, remember the Court frowns on self-help. Also necessary to know whether it is a studio apartment or an apartment with one or...Read more »
With the current status of the Court in compliance Governor's Executive order quickness is not the word of the day. Deliver, with another disinterested person as a witness, a personal notice to the occupants that because the attached list of violations they must vacate by date certain. If they...Read more »
A member (35%) ownership wanted to sell an income producing property. The member gave power of atty to their son who put the property on the market with a licensed real estate agent. The other members each owning 34.5 % each (65% total) were opposed. There wan never a meeting in person or over... Read more »
currentl tenants have utility responsibility and there is no Master meter that reads the whole property. Tenants are directly billed and the landlord has no current responsibility with the utility in that regard. Can they legally assume the responsibility without consent from the tenant as well as... Read more »
As is true with most question concerning commonly owned property such as condominiums and cooperatives, it is important to read the organic documents to determine what powers were given to Board of Directors. Generally, changes in the duties of owners and the power of the Boar to affect those...Read more »
Without a careful reading of the the non-profit's organic documents, it is not possible to give a specific answer. I suggest firstly that you pose the query to the accountant who does the financial review. My general response is that all proceeds received, no matter how generated, after normal...Read more »
No money has exchanged hands. She is still paying off her mortgage to the bank . There is a bit of ambiguity in the contract as to who makes the repairs upon the sale. However, Edison Township states she is responsible for them, of which she is not willing to make. The prospective (house flipping)... Read more »
One owner is selling his unit as "year-round". Does the Association have a fiduciary duty to disclose this misrepresentation to the realtor or buyer? Can the Association be held liable if it does not? The building was originally sold as year-round, but that was a fraudulent... Read more »
What are my rights with a binding contract? There is no lease. Renter wants to purchase but has bad credit and no money. She is claiming she is not healthy to look for another place yet is out and about.
An very interesting situation! Is there a written lease between the the seller and the reluctant tenant? The lease may contain language concerning the Landlord's right to inspect the premises. If not, the Landlord/Seller must take affirmative steps to make it possible for you to inspect,...Read more »
It is very easy to accomplish. Just get married! Tenancy by the entirety is only available to a married couple. A joint tenancy offers some of the benefits but not all. Joint tenants need not be married to each other. A deed appropriate deed must be recorded at the County Clerk's office for...Read more »
The deed if correctly acknowledged can be recorded at any time. But, there is always a catch, you must meet the current standards for recording the deed,i,e, completed cover sheet, affidavit of consideration, and the appropriate NJ GIT/REP forms. These ancillary forms can be dated currently and...Read more »
The tree is now 60-70 ft. tall. We know they should not be planted in this residential area and we had one uproot on our property. No help from local zoning or tree commission who know our neighbor. We can be killed if it falls or uproots onto our property. I have contacted approximately 19... Read more »
Speak to a local arborist to review the situation and his/her opinion as to the immediacy of any potential danger and what are the suggested remedies. Then speak to an attorney to review your legal rights and courses of action available to you. An immediate step would to put the municipality on...Read more »
I have Durable Power of Attorney. Can I sell my dad's home in NJ. He is currently in a care facility and could not make the decision on his own to sell the house. The funds would be deposited into his account to pay for his care.
Provided the POA is in proper and recordable form, and recorded prior to or simultaneously with delivery of the deed of conveyance, you should have no problem. To avoid any last minute problems you may wish having an attorney review the POA for sufficiency
If your name is on the deed, your spouse can not mortgage nor sell the property in NJ without your signature. If you are not named as a grantee on the title deed and the home was used as a marital residence, he may not sell nor mortgage the property without your consent. A rental agreement...Read more »
Without additional information, a more definitive answer is possible. To help you determine if you have a claim, please check the records at the County Clerk’s Office to see whether at some time a right of way agreement which affects your property was granted to a utility and recorded. If the...Read more »
This response is based on New Jersey case law and statutes. There are several important issues involved. The first is whether the brothers' had wills. It would be important to read each decedents will to see what provision was made should a named devisee failed to survive the testator. The...Read more »
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